“Fife and Drum Inn is in a perfect location right in Merchant Square.”
~ William S.
Discover the charm of a Colonial Williamsburg vacation. A getaway to our Williamsburg bed and breakfast means you are conveniently located within a short distance of everywhere you want to be. See a list below of some upcoming events in the Historic Triangle.
Ice Rink in Merchants Square
Until February 27, 2024
Located along Duke of Gloucester Street in Merchant’s Square, the rink offers ice skating and skate rentals throughout the winter. Skate with the family, sip hot chocolate or cider, and enjoy the magical setting.
2024 Black Artist Showcase
February 1 to 29, 2024
Jamestown Settlement will present its annual Black Artist Showcase, an immersive exhibition that bridges the historical tapestry of 17th-century America with the vibrant expressions of contemporary Virginia-based artists.
February 17 to 19, 2024
Make the most of the extended weekend by exploring the roots of three prominent Virginians—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Williamsburg played a pivotal role in shaping these future presidents before they assumed office.
76th Annual Antiques Forum: Domestic Affairs
February 23 to 27, 2024
From London to Nova Scotia, New England to Virginia and the Carolinas, the Mid Atlantic to the Gulf South: all make an appearance at Colonial Williamsburg’s 76th Annual Antiques Forum: Domestic Affairs. Join us as we explore fashions, furnishings and the familial while traveling through time and space and delving into houses and histories.
Military Through the Ages
March 16 to 17, 2024
Over two days on March 16 and 17, the museum grounds will transform into a living tableau, hosting re-enactors portraying ancient warriors, knights, sailors, and modern-day soldiers from 500 B.C.E. to the present, including representatives from the Virginia Army National Guard.
“From the Ground Up:” Ceramics in Context
March 22 - 23, 2024
Colonial Williamsburg is pleased to host the 2024 bi-annual Ceramics conference, in collaboration with MESDA (Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts), From the Ground Up: Ceramics in Context. Research, scholarship and collaboration among curators, scholars, archaeologists, potters and collectors is an ever-expanding and always rewarding endeavor.
May 8, 2024
Experience the charm of Jamestown Settlement's family-friendly programs highlighted by the captivating Jamestown Day, where visitors can enjoy military salutes and maritime demonstrations. The departure of the Godspeed, a meticulously recreated ship from the 1607 English colonization fleet, is marked by a powerful artillery salute.